Award-winning and international bestselling author Lynda La Plante brings back her popular series character, London Detective Chief Inspector Anna Travis of the Murder Squad, to work a seventh case in Blood Line. La Plante, who bestselling crime fiction author Karin Slaughter (Blindsided) says practically invented the thriller, is best known for her Prime Suspect novels, the basis for the wildly popular BBC series starring Helen Mirren and a recent U.S. incarnation featuring Maria Bello. In Blood Line, Anna takes on a high profile missing person investigation which might well develop into the hunt for a murderer, especially when a pool of blood is discovered but no body. Crime fiction fans who appreciate a good cop and a good murder especially Ian Rankin, Ruth Rendell, Elizabeth George, Peter Robinson, and Val McDermid readers will be eagerly following the trail of evidence every step of the way.
About the Author
Lynda La Plante s fifteen novels, including the Prime Suspect series, have all been international bestsellers. She was named a Commander of the order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen s Birthday Honours list in 2008. Lynda La Plante is the writer and producer of the British and American TV adaptations of the Prime Suspect series, as well as the current TV series Above Suspicion, based on her Anna Travis novels. She runs her own television production company and lives in London, England, and Easthampton, New York.
“Fun, fearsome and fiercely independent.” -Sunday Telegraph
“Lynda La Plante practically invented the thriller.” -Karin Slaughter, author of Fallen and Broken
““Well-crafted. . . . A lively plot and a number of satisfying revelations. . . .” -Publishers Weekly